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Universal Pictures announced today it will re-release The Fast And The Furious in a limited nationwide theatrical run on Wednesday, June 22, to commemorate the film's 15th anniversary. The Fast And The Furious was released on the same day in summer 2001, igniting one of the most popular global film franchises ever, which has seen its seven films turn into a $3.9 billion box-office phenomenon.
Returning to theaters for the first time in a decade and a half, The Fast And The Furious takes audiences back to the streets of East Los Angeles, where they first met the enduring core characters of the Fast saga, played by original cast members Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster and Michelle Rodriguez. The seven chapters in the serialized adventures of Dom Toretto and his crew reached their greatest box-office success with last year's Furious 7, which made more than $1.5 billion around the world. The eighth chapter »
- Kellvin Chavez
Universal Pictures announced today it will re-release The Fast and the Furious in a limited nationwide theatrical run on Wednesday, June 22, to commemorate the film's 15th anniversary. The Fast and the Furious was released on the same day in summer 2001, igniting one of the most popular global film franchises ever, which has seen its seven films turn into a $3.9 billion box-office phenomenon. Advance tickets, available at Fandango, go on sale today, and fans can also check out the new 15th Anniversary trailer for this original classic.
Returning to theaters for the first time in a decade and a half, The Fast and the Furious takes audiences back to the streets of East Los Angeles, where they first met the enduring core characters of the Fast saga, played by original cast members Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster and Michelle Rodriguez. The seven chapters in the serialized adventures of Dom Toretto »
“The Fast and the Furious,” the first movie in the famous franchise, will be re-released in a limited number of theaters to celebrate the film’s 15th anniversary. The Rob Cohen-directed film opened on June 22, 2001, and starred franchise favorites Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster and the late Paul Walker. It opened at No. 1 to $40 million in 2001, ultimately grossing $144.5 million at the domestic box office and earning $207.3 million worldwide. See Photo: 'Fast 8': First Look at Charlize Theron's Badass New Character With seven movies so far, the franchise has earned $1.3 billion at the domestic box office and $3.9 billion. »
- Beatrice Verhoeven
Meet the new villain of the Fast & Furious series, as played by Charlize Theron...
Filming continues on Fast & Furious 8, which is shooting in Cuba, New York and Iceland, amongst other places. F Gary Gray is helming this one, off the back of his success with Straight Outta Compton. And the film is due in cinemas in April 2017.
Perhaps the most significant new addition to the cast this time around is Charlize Theron. She’s playing a villain by the name of Cipher in the new movie, and Universal has released an image of her from the new movie. This one, in fact...
If you like movie villains with Metallica T-shirts, then you’re in the right place.
Though Rob Cohen started the franchise with the first film and various helmers have handled the numerous entries over the years, no filmmaker is more synonymous with the "Fast and Furious" franchise than Justin Lin.
Having helmed the third through sixth of the films, including the critically acclaimed apex of the series in "Fast Five," Lin sat both the seventh and currently in production eighth film of the series out to work on other projects.
Universal Pictures has already announced plans for a ninth and tenth film in the series to be released in 2019 and 2021 respectively, with that tenth film is set to serve as the finale for the main story of the franchise and likely Vin Diesel's Dominic Toretto character. Spinoffs and prequels are planned, but 'Fast 10' is the effective being seen as the "end" of the main thrust of the series.
In a new article in Wired this week, »
- Garth Franklin
Following in the footsteps of Mel Gibson and Danny too-old-for-this-shit Glover, Clayne Crawford and Damon Wayans, Sr. pick up arms as Riggs and Murtaugh in the first trailer for Fox’s upcoming Lethal Weapon TV series.
Featuring a pilot directed by McG (Terminator Salvation), today’s snippet introduces the fast-talking, wonderfully snarky odd couple that we know and love – only with half the charm. Sporting the cool swagger of ex-Navy Seal-turned-detective Martin Riggs, Crawford hits many of the character beats made famous by Mel Gibson throughout the Lethal Weapon series, but at least based on today’s admittedly brief trailer, the on-screen chemistry with Wayans’ by-the-book Murtaugh feels forced and cartoonish, even for a Lethal Weapon storyline.
Speaking of which, after buddying up – much to the dismay of Murtaugh – the mismatched duo find themselves caught up in “a high-speed chase culminating inside the Long Beach Grand Prix and into a »
- Michael Briers
Anyone else feel that sudden chill in the air? It must have been the reappearance of Det. Cornell, who makes her icy return to Secrets and Lies in the official trailer for Season 2.
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The ABC drama’s sophomore run centers on Eric Warner (played by Almost Human‘s Michael Ealy), a well-educated newlywed and heir apparent to his family’s private equity firm in Charlotte, N.C. While attending a party to honor his dad’s (Lost‘s Terry O’Quinn) retirement, Eric’s wife (Dallas‘ Jordana Brewster) is murdered, »
Hot on the heels of a series order, Fox has released a full-blown trailer for its small screen reboot of Lethal Weapon. Clayne Crawford and Damon Wayans Sr take the roles of human powder keg Martin Riggs and ageing partner Roger Murtaugh, legendary ass-kickers of the Lapd.
Fans will notice certain elements are present and correct, from the classic Eighties logo to Riggs’ beach side trailer home. The interplay between the leads looks solid and the whole deal is shot through with the same mix of ludicrous, brightly-lit action and buddy antics that made the original so beloved. It’s worth noting however the YouTube likes are only just keeping on top of the dislikes!
Footage comes from the McG-directed pilot, which co-stars »
- Steve Palace
Earlier today, Fox unveiled their full lineup for the 2016-2017 TV season, which includes 13 new shows that will debut both this fall and in midseason. Following the network's upfront presentation today, Fox debuted the first trailers for many of these shows, including the highly-anticipated The Exorcist and Lethal Weapon. We also have the first photos from The Exorcist, which will debut this fall in the Friday 9 Pm time slot, and Lethal Weapon, which is being held for a midseason debut in the Wednesday 8 Pm time slot.
Widely regarded as the greatest horror movie ever made, The Exorcist broke box office records and terrified audiences around the world. Now, more than four decades after the Academy Award-nominated film, The Exorcist returns as a TV series. Directed by Rupert Wyatt ("Rise of the Planet of the Apes"), The Exorcist is a propulsive psychological thriller following two very different priests tackling one family's case of horrifying demonic possession. »
It seems Fox isn't too old for this... The network has ordered the first season of the Lethal Weapon TV show starring Damon Wayans, Sr. and Clayne Crawford. The Lethal Weapon TV cast also includes Jordana Brewster, Kevin Rahm, and Keesha Sharp.
Based on the popular film franchise starring Mel Gibson and Danny Glover, the Lethal Weapon TV series comes from writer Matt Miller, who is executive producing with Dan Lin, Jennifer Gwartz, and McG, who will also direct.
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Thrusting both projects into the network’s fall 2016-2017 slate, they’ll now be joining fellow dramas A.P.B. and Pitch, along with comedies Making History and The Mick making for six new properties in total.
Based on William Blatty’s seminal horror novel, The Exorcist will be directed by Rupert Wyatt – taking a break from big-budget affair following his turn in the Apes franchise – and penned by Jeremy Slater. Billed as a total reimagining of the 1973 classic, Fox’s TV series takes place “more than four decades after the movie, and returns in series format as a propulsive psychological thriller following two very different priests tackling one family’s case of horrifying demonic possession.” Geena Davis is currently attached to star. »
- Michael Briers
There’s a rush on in Hollywood at the moment regarding television series inspired by movies. At our last count, there were 33 of these projects in development across various networks. Now, two of them are definitely pressing ahead.
Here’s the official blurb about the Lethal Weapon TV series...
Mel Gibson was supplanted in moviegoers’ imaginations recently as Mad Max. Now it’s the turn of his other iconic character Martin Riggs to get a facelift, as Fox orders a full TV run of Lethal Weapon.
Clayne Crawford and Damon Wayans Sr (pictured above) grab the baton off Gibson and Danny Glover. Psychologically unbalanced Riggs and perpetually stressed partner Roger Murtaugh gave the bad guys of La hell across four action buddy movies, which made more dough than a Papa Johns on a double shift.
The reboot co-stars Fast & Furious franchise favourite Jordana Brewster. Helmer McG oversaw the pilot (written by Matt Miller) and he’ll exec produce for Warner Bros Television. Expect explosions, mismatched cop capers and the possible return of characters such as fast-talking Leo Getz, who Joe Pesci played on the big screen.
So, if you grew up in the Eighties you’re going to feel well and truly old. »
- Steve Palace
With the current TV season winding down, the networks are preparing for their upfront presentations next week, where they will announce the new fall lineups. In recent years, networks have been getting a jump on the upfronts by announcing their new shows early, and today Fox has revealed six programs that have been given series orders, including shows based on hit movies The Exorcist and Lethal Weapon. The other four shows are dramas Apb and Pitch, along with comedies Making History and The Mick.
The Exorcist series hails from 20th Century Fox Television and Morgan Creek Productions, with Jeremy Slater (The Lazarus Effect) writing the script for this psychological thriller. More than four decades after the Academy Award-nominated film solidified itself as the greatest horror movie ever made, The Exorcist returns in series format as a propulsive psychological thriller following two very different priests tackling one family's case of horrifying demonic possession. »
Fox is the first broadcast network to jump into the 2016-2017 television season.
As Variety reported yesterday, Fox was looking to pick up three to five dramas and two to three comedies with all of the official series listed an in contention in our report. “Making History” has been an early favorite at Fox all along, and “The Mick” was a comedy frontrunner in the past few weeks. On the drama side, “Lethal Weapon,” “The Exorcist” and “Pitch” also received big buzz early on. “Apb” become a late favorite after changes were implemented behind the scenes.
The six new series join the previously ordered “24” spinoff “24: Legacy,” Lee Daniels’ drama “Star,” the “Prison Break” reboot, the event series “Shots Fired” and Jason Sudeikis’ hybrid comedy “Son of Zorn. »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
Universal Pictures has released a new video from on location in Cuba where the F. Gary Gray-directed "Fast 8" is currently shooting. The film marks the eighth entry in the "Fast and Furious" franchise and the first in a proposed new trilogy of films in the series.
Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Elsa Pataky and Lucas Black reprise their roles in the film which is the first major U.S. feature film production to shoot in the country since the lift of the decades old embargo. Shooting also takes place in New York, Atlanta and Iceland.
- Garth Franklin
The "Fast" family returns in just under a year, with "Fast 8" -- or "Fast and Furious 8," or "Furious 8," or even just "F8," -- arriving on April 14, 2017. The official Twitter account announced that production has begun in Cuba:
Welcome to Cuba - #F8 is now in production!https://t.co/0aneIVMhJm
— Fast & Furious (@FastFurious) April 28, 2016
The channeling of Dom begins here in Cuba. Gracias por todo mi Gente! @fgarygray #F8
A video posted by Vin Diesel (@vindiesel) on Apr 27, 2016 at 1:21pm Pdt
Back in January, The Hollywood Reporter revealed Universal's hope to shoot in Cuba, maximizing the recently renewed relationship between the U.S. and its island neighbor. Although "Conan" has taped in Cuba, "House of Lies" announced plans to shoot an episode in Havana, and the »
- Gina Carbone
It looks like shooting (well, second unit photography at least) has started on Fast 8 in both Iceland and Cuba.
A film clip of a chase sequence hit Daily Motion today, which looks like it was shots on the streets of Cuba. Fast 8, the eighth movie in the ever popular series, will be the biggest film ever to shoot in the country. Take a look at the set video below.
Cámara Oculta graba Fast Furious 8 en La Habana by yusnaby
German website FilmStarts also managed to bag themselves some set footage, this time from the other side of the world in Iceland, where it looks like a completely different kind of street races was being staged. You can view those images at the end of the link above.
- Paul Heath
Is Castle packing his bags? Has Once Upon a Time‘s Belle been tainted? Will an Arrow fave bring sass to The Flash? When will ABC spill more Secrets and Lies? Read on for answers to those questions plus teases from other shows.
Among the many rumors about the future of Castle, one of the craziest I’ve seen is that next season will follow Rick in L.A. (months after Beckett’s death), with a new love interest played by Summer Glau. Any truth to this? —Abby »
You don't need a lecture on the importance of Spf (been there, done that). You could, however, benefit from a sunscreen hack that saves time and doesn't mess with your makeup in the a.m. Most mornings you're in a rush, so you're lucky if you properly wash your face, let alone get it slathered in a shield of sunscreen. Even if you swear by a daily application like Jennifer Aniston and other seemingly ageless celebs, a traditional Spf adds a heavy, filmy residue that sometimes is not ideal for layering makeup over. So how do you make sure you're covered? Well, if you're Jordana Brewster, you enlist a handy little product called waterlight sunscreen. Just like your »
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